Tagged: Environment Levy

Demystifying energy at Hill Top

June 22, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage are set to host a joint energy-saving workshop at Hill Top on Wednesday 4 July. Michael Rhydderch, Council’s Environmental Project Officer said the two-hour workshop would help residents better understand their power usage and explain how to cut energy costs. “As the outside temperature...

Drawing attention to World Environment Day

May 29, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events

In the lead up to World Environment Day Wingecarribee Shire Council will be unveiling a real-time public art piece designed to question our use of single-use plastics. Council’s Environmental Project Officer Michael Rhydderch responsible for the unique artwork exhibition explained the purpose of the temporary display. “As a society we’re still way too dependent on...

Household Chemical CleanOut at Council Depot

May 15, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events

chemical cleanout

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) in conjunction with Wingecarribee Shire Council will be accepting unwanted chemicals as part of its annual Chemical CleanOut program on Saturday 26 May 2018 at Council’s Moss Vale Works Depot. Residents can drop off their unwanted household chemicals – FREE of charge – at Council’s Moss Vale Works Depot,...

Birds and bats to headline World Wildlife Day

February 28, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events

Eastern Spinebill

Wingecarribee Shire Council will celebrate this year’s World Wildlife Day with a free speaker forum that will focus on birds in backyards and microbats. To be held at the Gilbraltar Hotel on Saturday 3 March 2018, the morning forum will feature an address on birds and their habitats indigenous to our Shire. The discussion will...

Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme now open

February 19, 2018Posted in: Community

Kangaloon Hall

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today launched the 2018 Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. Under the scheme, this year Council will distribute up to $130,000 to assist local not-for-profit organisations across the Shire. Monies can be sought to fund programs, equipment or capital works which aim to establish, improve or enhance cultural, sporting, welfare, health promotion, community...